"The update server is currently updating its files. It may take up to 30 minutes... " been forever

yoachan

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I'm using WHM 11.40.0 (build 26), and this morning I want to use EasyApache for a reason. But when I clicked on 'EasyApache (Apache Update)' link, I saw this message

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The update server is currently updating its files.
It may take up to 30 minutes before access can be obtained.
Waiting 30 seconds for access to the update server......
Checking again....
keep showing on and on and on (keep appending each certain time -- 30 seconds) until it makes a very long list saying just that.

And now it's been more than four hours....
I've read
but seems that it's not the case.

Anyone has any ideas? What should I do? Should I wait, or do something?
As a note, I did restart Apache but problem still there.

Any help appreciated.

Regards,

Yoachan
 

yoachan

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Re: "The update server is currently updating its files. It may take up to 30 minutes... " been forev

@Infopro: Thank you for your reply

Whoa....
Finally it finished....
I don't know how long it goes...
seems like forever to me.

I had checked /usr/local/cpanel/logs/easy/apache/ and currently it only shows two files, which is build.1387333779 and build.1387333779.env with time stamp few minutes ago (probably at time when I opened EasyApache). Previously, I have (around) 8 files with numerous number. Does that mean anything?
 

yoachan

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Re: "The update server is currently updating its files. It may take up to 30 minutes... " been forev

Update:
(separate topics)
Finally I runs EasyApache to downgrade my PHP (to 5.3.x) and install TomCat. Now it's been two hours, and the last command on my WHM is

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Downloading '/var/cpanel/perl/easy/Cpanel/Easy/EAccelerator.pm.tar.gz'
and messages shown in output box are
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If the browser window is closed or stopped the build will continue in the background.
The build output should start shortly...

Distilled successfully
Updated FD_SETSIZE in /usr/include/linux/posix_types.h to 16384
Updated FD_SETSIZE in /usr/include/bits/typesizes.h to 16384
!! Verbose logfile is at '/usr/local/cpanel/logs/easy/apache/build.1387335250' !!
!!
Output from '/bin/sh -c "ulimit -a"':
core file size          (blocks, -c) 1048576
data seg size           (kbytes, -d) unlimited
scheduling priority             (-e) 0
file size               (blocks, -f) unlimited
pending signals                 (-i) 125144
max locked memory       (kbytes, -l) 64
max memory size         (kbytes, -m) unlimited
open files                      (-n) 1024
pipe size            (512 bytes, -p) 8
POSIX message queues     (bytes, -q) 819200
real-time priority              (-r) 0
stack size              (kbytes, -s) 10240
cpu time               (seconds, -t) unlimited
max user processes              (-u) 125144
virtual memory          (kbytes, -v) unlimited
file locks                      (-x) unlimited
!!
!! Creating backup of working apache in '/usr/local/apache.backup'. !!
!! Symlink encountered (/usr/local/apache/apache), preserving target (/usr/local/apache)... !!

!! Symlink encountered (/usr/local/apache/etc), preserving target (conf)... !!

!! Backup of working apache complete. !!
!! 'ModJk 1.2.37' was enabled by 'Tomcat 7.0' !!

Checking that all tarballs are present and up to date.
!! Downloading '/var/cpanel/perl/easy/Cpanel/Easy/Apache/2_2.pm.tar.gz' !!

!! Downloading '/var/cpanel/perl/easy/Cpanel/Easy/ModJk.pm.tar.gz' !!

!! Downloading '/var/cpanel/perl/easy/Cpanel/Easy/ModSec.pm.tar.gz' !!

!! Downloading '/var/cpanel/perl/easy/Cpanel/Easy/PHP5/3_28.pm.tar.gz' !!

!! Downloading '/var/cpanel/perl/easy/Cpanel/Easy/PHP5/3_28.pm.patch.tar.gz' !!

!! Downloading '/var/cpanel/perl/easy/Cpanel/Easy/EAccelerator.pm.tar.gz' !!

Checking that all packages are present and up to date.
As I said earlier, that last line stays for two hours and seems stop updating.

I suppose EasyApache finishes much more quicker than hours...
When I do php -v, it tells me that php already been downgraded (used to be PHP 5.4).

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# php -v
PHP 5.3.28 (cli) (built: Dec 18 2013 10:03:11)
Copyright (c) 1997-2013 The PHP Group
So, what took EA so so so long to complete?
Is there something wrong with my machine? It's a new machine so nothing actually runs here. But when the machine becomes a live production server, I can't afford this much time to do a simple PHP/Apache/TomCat update/upgrade/downgrade which I can do literally 5 minutes doin it manually...

Then i do
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# ps aux | grep easyapache
and it shows nothing. Just then I realised that EA seems completed and output window stopped on it's own. So I reopen
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Home » Software » EasyApache (Apache Update)
it shows Easy::Apache v3.22.25 page, so it seems that EA really finishes it's job. Phew....
 
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cPanelMichael

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Re: "The update server is currently updating its files. It may take up to 30 minutes... " been forev

Hello :)

You mentioned the EasyApache process stalled at:

Checking that all packages are present and up to date.
Try running "yum update" manually and checking to see if it completes or if there are any issues with your system package manager.

Thank you.
 

yoachan

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Re: "The update server is currently updating its files. It may take up to 30 minutes... " been forev

cPanelMichael: Yes, it completes nicely.
In my case it asks to update to kernel 2.6.32-431.1.2.0.1.el6, which I dare not to approve.
I just too paranoid to do kernel update. :)
 

cPanelMichael

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Re: "The update server is currently updating its files. It may take up to 30 minutes... " been forev

Feel free to open a support ticket using the link in my signature so we can take a closer look. You can post the ticket number here so we can update this thread with the outcome.

Thank you.